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The Telecom Digest for August 20, 2013
Volume 32 : Issue 177 : "text" Format
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Re: MetroPCS 4G Service Issues (T)

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Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 14:11:08 -0400 From: T <kd1s.nospam@cox.nospam.net> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: MetroPCS 4G Service Issues Message-ID: <MPG.2c7ad84b2ff64886989e94@news.eternal-september.org> In article <kuooj5$tuh$15dr201308171953@telecomdigest.net>, arnie.goetchius.remove-this@and-this-too.att.net says... > > T wrote: > > In article <15pmnph8e6gk4.1i440xygdmjjd.dlg@40tude.net>, > > mPiOsUcB.EtLlLvEp@att.net says... > > > > [Moderator snip] > >> What drove you to MetroPCS, if I may be so bold as to ask? > > > > The pricing. I was paying $50 a month for basic service on T-Mobil - for > > the same money I got unlimited 4G service for voice, text and net > > through MetroPCS. > > > > I've got two phones with them now - any my bill for the month right now? > > $90. I'm loving that. > > I have a pre-paid T-Mobile that does not work in my basement office near > exit 114 of the Garden State Parkway. However, I do get AT&T in the > basement so I'm probably going to switch my unlocked T-Mobile over to > AT&T. My cost with either one is about $100 per year so price is not an > issue but dependable service is. That's really odd. T-Mobil used to be Voicestream which used to be OmniPoint. They built out along all the major and secondary highways. So if your office is near the GSP you should have service. But then you're in a basement - of a building that likely has rebar and screening - an effective Faraday cage!
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